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The Network for Justice in Global Investment is a joint effort by citizens and organizations in a variety of countries to challenge one of the most anti-democratic aspects of the global economic order – the rules governing international investment. Read More.

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Facing the Threat of the Trans-Pacific Treaty

The EU trade and Investment Agenda: quashing the aspirations of the Arab Spring?

Source: Tni.org

26 March 2013 ByRoeline Knottnerus

In response to the ‘Arab Spring’, the EU is launching negotiations for Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTAs) with four Arab countries in transition – Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. Along with Libya, these four countries make up the Deauville Partnership, which was launched by the G8 in 2011 to support transition states towards becoming “free,

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New Investment Agreements Show Canadian Commitment to Africa Mining Vision a Hollow Promise

Source: Miningwatch.ca

March 6, 2013

The Canadian government’s big announcement for this year’s Prospectors and Developers Association conference (PDAC) wasn’t the automatic renewal of tax credits for “flow-through” shares – a $100 million dollar a year subsidy for exploration companies – or even a creative new way of diverting international development aid money to support Canadian mining projects in the developing world. No, it

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Salvadoran activist takes her case to Canada

End the WTO and the Stop the new wave of Free Trade Agreements

Source: Viacampesina.org

24 March 2013

Call to action of the Indonesian People’s Movement Against Neocolonialism-Imperialism toward Bali WTO Ministerial meeting on 3-6 of December 2013

Deal a decisive blow to Neoliberalism. The time is now for Economic Justice!

The capitalist system is in a deep crisis. Since the 2008 financial crisis where the system nearly imploded, it has yet to fully recover. And instead,

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Mexico Envisions Nafta-EU Trade Agreement, Foreign Minister Says

Source: Bloomberg.com

March 23, 2013

By Steven Komarow & Eric Martin

Mexico envisions a trade deal tying it to the European Union, U.S. and Canada as the future of transatlantic commerce and would welcome joining talks between the U.S. and EU, Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade said.

An agreement that binds the nations of the North American Free Trade Agreement to the EU, the

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Indian government defers bilateral treaties review Source

FDI-hungry govt defers bilateral treaties review

Source: Financialexpress.com

New Delhi, March 21 2013

India has put on hold its plans to review and renegotiate bilateral investment promotion and protection agreements (BIPA) with various nations, fearing such a move might alienate potential foreign investors when the economic growth rate has slowed and political uncertainty has risen. The government had planned to amend

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The IMF’s New View on Capital Controls

Source: GDAE

March 18, 2013

By Kevin P. Gallagher and Jose Antonio Ocampo

Weeks before the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington next month, GDAE Senior Researcher Kevin P. Gallagher and Colombia University economist Jose Antonio Ocampo offer a critical analysis of the IMF’s new view on capital account liberalization and the management of capital flows. The article, “The IMF’s

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International fact finding mission May 09-13, 2013 – El Salvador

Ecuador Expects to End All Investment Treaties by May

Source: www.foxbusiness.com

March 15, 2013

By Mercedes Alvaro

QUITO, Ecuador–Ecuador expects to pull out of all its bilateral investment-protection treaties with different countries by May, a lawmaker of the ruling party said Friday.

Fernando Bustamante, president of the international relations committee of the National Assembly, said in a press conference that the decision to end the treaties is not based on an “ideological orientation.”

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Ecuador Plans to Audit Bilateral Investment Treaties

Fuente: Foxbusiness.com

March 11, 2013

QUITO, Ecuador–Ecuador plans to establish a commission to audit bilateral investment treaties and the international system for investment arbitration, President Rafael Correa said over the weekend, after harshly criticizing Chevron Corp. (CVX) and Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY).

Both U.S oil companies have arbitration procedures underway against the Andean country.

In May 2006, Ecuador canceled Occidental’s operating contract, alleging that

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Minister nominee alludes to revisiting controversial ISD clause

Source: Hani.co.kr

March 8,2013

By Lee Seung-jun

The nominee for Minister of Industry, Trade and Resources said he plans to push for renegotiation of the controversial investor-state dispute (ISD) provision in the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA).

Speaking at a hearing before the National Assembly’s Knowledge Economy Committee on Mar. 6, nominee Yoon Sang-jick said that if confirmed as minister, he would

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Minister nominee alludes to revisiting controversial ISD clause

Source: Hani.co.kr

March 8,2013

By Lee Seung-jun

The nominee for Minister of Industry, Trade and Resources said he plans to push for renegotiation of the controversial investor-state dispute (ISD) provision in the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA).

Speaking at a hearing before the National Assembly’s Knowledge Economy Committee on Mar. 6, nominee Yoon Sang-jick said that if confirmed as minister, he would

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